• Montezuma Peak


    National Memorial Arizona

Your Safety

Illegal activity warning sign

Illegal Activity Warning Sign

NPS Photo by Mark Wozniak

What Can You Do?
Be Aware, Be Safe

Remember that cell phone service is usually out of range within Memorial boundaries

Know where you are at all times, follow good safety procedures and use common sense when making decisions

Do not pick-up hitch hikers

Keep valuables, including spare change, out of sight and lock your vehicle

Avoid traveling on well-used but unofficial "trails"

Avoid hiking in areas of major border activity

People in distress may ask for food, water or other assistance. It is recommended that you do not make contact. Report the location of the distressed people to the visitor center, other park staff, or the Border Patrol

Report ANY suspicious behavior to park staff or Border Patrol. Please do not contact suspicious persons, contact a Ranger for assistance

Did You Know?

Coronado Cave formations, Coronado National Memorial

Within Coronado Cave is a beautiful range of formations, including stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and helictites. How fast these formations grow and their final size depends on the water supply, cave humidity, surface soils, bacteria, and composition of the limestone.